King Edward Cove

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Central South Georgia: Cumberland Bay; Thatcher Peninsula with King Edward Cove (Grytviken); Allardyce Range with the summit Mt. Paget (NASA imagery).

King Edward Cove is a sheltered cove immediately southwest of Mount Duse, in the west side of Cumberland East Bay, South Georgia. This cove, frequented by early sealers at South Georgia, was charted by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition, 1901–04, under Otto Nordenskiöld. It was named in about 1906 for King Edward VII of England.[1]

References[edit]

 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "King Edward Cove" (content from the Geographic Names Information System). Coordinates: 54°17′S 36°30′W / 54.283°S 36.500°W / -54.283; -36.500